Entity: Small Business Administration

FOIA to SBA Regarding Administrator McMahon

September 27, 2017
FOIA to SBA regarding Administrator McMahon speaking at the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry event on September 13, 2017, at the Trump International Hotel Washington, DC.

Emails Show Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email Account at White House

September 25, 2017
Emails obtained by American Oversight via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show that Ivanka Trump used a personal email address to conduct substantive government work as late as March 2017.

FOIA Request to Multiple Agencies Guidelines Trump Properties

July 24, 2017
Guidance or emails relating to events at Trump properties or reimbursements paid to employees for expenses at Trump properties; records of the total cost of payments or reimbursements for expenses at Trump properties.

FOIA Request to SBA McMahon Visits Trump Properties

July 24, 2017
Calendar entries, records of costs or expenses, and correspondence related to any visits by Administrator McMahon to Trump properties. (SBA-17-0278)

No Records Response from SBA Regarding Political Appointee Ethics Waivers

May 24, 2017
No records response from SBA to our request for ethics waivers provided to political appointees, and that it provided no records in response to the Office of Government Ethics' request for information in early 2017.

No Records Response From SBA Regarding Ethics Waivers Provided to Political Appointees

May 24, 2017
No records response from SBA stating it had had no records responsive to the request of government ethics waivers given to appointees.

Watchdog Files Lawsuit to Obtain Ivanka Trump’s Emails

May 17, 2017
American Oversight today sued to obtain emails from the time period at the start of the Trump administration during which Ivanka Trump advised the president and offered input to executive agencies but refused to become a government employee subject to ethics rules.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Department of Commerce et.al. – Ivanka Emails

May 17, 2017
Complaint filed by American Oversight against the Departments of Commerce, Education, Treasury, Labor, and the Small Business Administration for communications with Ivanka Trump.

FOIA Request to Small Business Administration Seeking Identities and Resumes of New Political Appointees

April 12, 2017
FOIA seeking records identifying new political appointees working at the agency, including resumes as well as any ethics or conflict of interest waivers or authorizations.